MHI Young Professionals Network Announces Call for Nominations for 2017 Awards

Awards to be presented during ProMat 2017 Industry Night

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

MHI’s Young Professionals Network (YPN) announces a call for nominations for two awards to be presented at ProMat 2017, the Outstanding Young Professional Award and the Mentor Award.
The Outstanding Young Professional Award will be awarded to an MHI member under the age of 40 based on professional accomplishments and affiliations, demonstrated effective leadership skills, contributions to their company, and innovation at work or in the industry. 
The Mentor Award will be awarded to an MHI member demonstrating a history of offering professional guidance, being a positive/inspiring role model, instilling and nurturing talent, advocating for employees and supporting professional development, and illustrating a commitment to the company and its people. 
The winners of the Outstanding Young Professional Award and Mentor Award will be announced at ProMat 2017 during MHI’s  Industry Night event on April 5. 
If you’re a member of MHI and would like to submit a nomination, visit to download the official entry forms.  The deadline to submit a nomination is February 27, 2017. 
ProMat 2017 is the largest material handling and logistics expo held in North and South America. Manufacturing and supply chain executives from over 110 countries come to ProMat to find their X – that unknown quantity that will take their supply chains to the next leve. ProMat will be held April 4-6, 2017 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. Learn more at
About MHI
MHI is an international trade association that has represented the industry since 1945. MHI members include material handling, logistics and supply chain equipment and systems manufacturers, integrators, consultants, publishers, and third party logistics providers. Much of the work of the industry is done within its product- and solution- specific groups. The association also sponsors trade events, such as ProMat and MODEX to showcase the products and services of its member companies and to education industry professionals on the productivity solutions provided through material handling and logistics.
Contact: Carol Miller at or 704-676-1190.